Questions tagged [shape-keys]

Questions related to using and manipulating Shape Keys. Shape keys are used to deform objects by transforming the locations of control points over time. There are two kinds of shape keys, Relative and Absolute.

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Keyshape animation to Copper Cube

Hello I'm having a hard time figuring out how to get my animation from blender working in CopperCube. The problem is, I think that the animation I'm trying to use is made of key shapes rather than ...
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Move vertices same distance as a shape keyed vertex / add vertices to shape key

I need to add vertices / objects to an object with shape keys. I need to move the new vertices along with the shape-keyed pre-existing vertices. One idea I had is to somehow measure the distance or ...
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Shape Keys: Create new “Shape From Mix” using python script

I have a set of Mixamo models that I am using with Apple's ARKit. I'm transferring Mixamo's Shape Keys to Apple's naming conventions, and it works great. I'm working on a script to automatically ...
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How to edit a shapekeys lerp?

Made a shape key to make my character get taller, it has a negative value (so they can be shorter as well). The animations look fine when the shape key causes the body to get taller but not when they ...
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Shape Keys from hooks

I have animation that contains curves that are acting like cable. The curves vertices are attached (hook) to empty so it will work right way. Everything works fine, but I need to import this animation ...
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How to activate shape key by proximity of another object?

Like when you can use dynamic paint to apply displacement on certain parts of mesh and animate it like a brush stroke. My question is, weather you can activate a shape key the same way
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How to adjust correctly a corrective shapekey?

I have a corrective shape key for the elbow, and an expression that uses the rotational difference to a helper bone setup as a reference, like the tutorial of rig tips 2 from auto rig pro: https://...
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Looking for Shapekeys settings for Grease Pencil/2D

Shapekeys are pretty handy in 3D, but if I'm not using a mesh, the option seems not to exist. Is it possible to use shapekeys for grease pencil/2D animation, or am I limited to using time offset in ...
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Where is the core code that makes up Blender's ShapeKey? [closed]

I'm looking for the core C / C ++ code that makes up Blender's ShapeKey. I'm looking for Blender standard features, not add-ons. I know Blender is open source, but I'm an amateur about Blender. ...
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How to add shape keys to dimension of an object

I am scaling one mesh plane using key frame but i am not able to see any effect in values of scaling of an object but yaa dimension of an object is changing. So, i want to know that how to add ...
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Creating ARKit shape keys for Blender Character

I’m looking for help creating the ARKit shape keys for my character. I know there’s a list of 52 of them, but when I try to create the shape keys and use them for facial capture (using Rokoko Studio ...
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Problems Creating Shapekeys from Armature modifier

I’m currently using the CookieFlexRig character (I’ve linked it below) and I want to be able to add more shapekeys. Ideally I’m hoping to add shapekeys from posing (by going into the modifiers and ...
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Can I have two separate meshes in the same object?

I have a head object that did not come with a set of teeth. I added a mouth object into my collection, but now I want the mouth mesh to be incorporated into the head object, while still retaining the ...
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Exporting Split Face Shape Keys Not Working

I am using the model from this website along with an imported set of teeth as the basis for an avatar I'd like to animate with shape keys. The avatar comes with a variety of shape keys that control ...
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Why do you have to not be in edt mode to delete materials or shape keys?

In edit mode, you can't delete materials or shape keys. If you switch to object mode, it works fine. Why? Is there a specific reason that these can't be deleted in edit mode? I'm using Blender 2.8.
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Morphing Character into another

I'm still getting to know blender a bit and I was curious if there was a way to achieve a morphing/shapeshift effect using separate character models - specifically from MB-Lab. I know you can change ...
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Duplicated mesh with shape keys causes problems in Unity with blend shapes

I noticed that, when I duplicate a mesh (and her armature) that has shape keys with drivers, in blender everything works fine but in Unity, during an animation, the blend shapes of the duplicated ...
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How to let softbody assume default shape again

Yo wassup, I dealt a lot of time in the past few months dealing with softbodies, but I still couldn't figure the following out: Why is a softbody unable to go back to its default shape when ...
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Follow up on Error: modifier cannot be applied on multi-user data

Follow up on this Error: modifier cannot be applied on multi-user data Thanks, the first part is working for me, however I wanted to preserve the shape keys - to import them to . So I am trying to do ...
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Scripting: transferring shape keys between different meshes

I would ask you if you know a method and/or a python script,to transfer the shapekeys from a mesh to another mesh that has a different size. For example,someone wrote a script that could do that : ...
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Can you cache simulations into action editor?

Is it possible to have the simulation as a unit of "action"? Say my character is wearing a dress and I do a kick animation. The dress would cloth simulated into a cache combined with the bone and ...
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How to add shape key driver in 8.1

This topic keeps getting more challenging. I have made a shape key where I moved some vertices in a model so the character goes from frowning to raising his brow. I also created a new bone in an ...
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Morphing a mesh between more than two shapes

I want to morph a cube into a sphere, and the sphere into a cone, all in one animation. Unless I am missing something, shape keys allow objects to go from A to B and back to A, or A to C and back to ...
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Shapekeys - Meshes have same number of vertices but still get error “mesh must have same number of vertices”?

Alright, I had 2 identical meshes and slightly modified the vertices on one. I need to join the other as a shapekey on the first. So I decimated one so it has exactly the same number of faces as the ...
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Shape key values saved as 0

I created a simple animation with shape keys. However exporting this animation not working properly. After I export it in gltf2 or fbx format, the shape keys are reset to 0 in exported file. What ...
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How to bake multiple sounds to f-curve to the same object

So im animating a characters mouth using shapekeys and baking them to an audio clip. I want to add three different audio clips to the same character's mouth using bake sound to f curve. But, when i ...
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Fade soft body modifier off an object slowly?

I am nearing the end of a project, but I have run into a hurdle that I have been trying to solve for ages (sweating face emoji) In the video a dragon has had a spell cast onto it making its body into ...
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Shape keys & multiresolution, good or bad idea?

I've happily started learning Blender recently, and soon will want to start animating stuff. It's been my understanding that the multiresolution modifier is a good way of adding more detail to your ...
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How to enable shape keys only for 1 animation?

I have 3 objects: human model, pants and 1 armature for both. Before I started work on pants, I made few animations for body (run, idle). Initial problem was that the pants partially fall into the ...
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Is there a way to import Spark AR's example faceDistortionPack.fbx to Blender?

I'm trying to edit the faceDistortionPack.fbx, that is used as an example for Spark AR face deformation. When I import into Blender (2.80), I see the various meshes, I don't see the deformations. I'...
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Should I use bones or shape keys to control the movements of a cat models ear?

I'm not sure if this is where you ask questions like this, but I'm trying to rig a cat and am wondering if it would be better to use shape keys to control its ear movements or bones? Any thoughts? ...
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How to export shape keys as fbx when they are controlled by drivers?

Good afternoon, I have an animation set up in Blender where I have bones controlling the shape keys of my object. The shape keys have drivers, so when my bones move, the shape keys activate. However, ...
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How to make blender duplicate and rename shapekeys, and also rename and remove specific materials

I am attempting to automate my process of getting models from DAZ Studio and changing them to be similar to MMD format that is commonly used for a game called VRChat. This is my first time using ...
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Make an object follow and warp around a path

I am quite new to Blender and animation in general. I have a plane object that I need to follow a path shaped like a J, but it should also warp its shape around the path, so for instance when going ...
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animating mesh division and holes

I'm doing some mesh morphs using shape keys and the shrink wrap modifier with sub surf to get the mesh to mold to the shape of things i want it to shape into. the problem is when i have things with ...
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Flatten mesh from uv's to retopo in blender 2.8

I am trying to flatten by uv's a mesh that I can retopologize then morph back the retopo. The reason is I have a marvelous designer model with lots of folds, I spoke with an artist that uses 3ds max, ...
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How to connect shape key animation as driver to rotate a bone in pose mode

I am attempting to utilize facecap (iphone app) face fbx file (it has 51 shape keys with animation data on it etc) on a character with rigify rig (face as well). Question. i want jaw rotation (jaw ...
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Shape Keys: Best method for simple mouth shape

Im trying to determine the best way to create the mouth animation of this hard working carrot! I will use shape keys, I’m just trying to create a clean mouth shape out of the Mesh. I’ve tried ...
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How to change shape keys with the same name in different objects at the same time

In the image below, the “face” object has shape keys “angry_left” and “angry_right”. And similarly, in the image below, the “eyebrows” object has shape keys with the same names “angry_left” and “...
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Why do the Shape keys get stretched when I switch to Object mode?

I folded the corner of a sheet of paper using shape keys and it looks good while in edit mode. However when I switch to Object mode the corner that I folded gets stretched longer and wider. Why is ...
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Copy shape key to a different object with similar geometry

Is it possible to copy a shape key between objects with similar geometry? Specifically, I am looking to transfer shape keys from a higher poly mesh to a lower poly mesh that are very similar in shape, ...
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Blender grease pencil shape keys

is there any possible way to achieve a similar result like here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbp95snCPr4 with grease pencil? Or is there somewhere shape keys for the internal grease pencil tool? ...
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Bone locations that control shape keys with drivers

I have a rather complex rig with 292 bones total. I am at a point now where I would like to work on shape keys to add detail to mesh deformations such as muscle contractions etc… The question I have ...
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How to set up shape key driver in 2.80?

So I have this character animation with a shape key that flattens and unflattens his hat: (in glorious technicolor here) It looks good. But the shape key is mucking up all my other Actions now. It ...
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Shape Keys with more than 2 end positions?

Shape Keys allow parameter-controlled and animable morphing of a mesh between two states where the number of vertices must not be changed, only their position. My question: Is there any possibility to ...
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Script for merging and renaming shapekeys

I make avatars for vrchat but most of them have like 500+ shapekeys that I need to mix and rename by hand. Is there a script out there that automatically does this for me?
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Binding one mesh to another

guys. I have 3 meshes: female feet, male feet (a shape key to female) and shoes. When I morph the first mesh into the second, I need the third to follow. Binding shoes to female feet with Mesh deform ...
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Is there a way to apply shape keys to the mesh as the permanent shape? [duplicate]

Im trying to export the facial expressions them selves as models is this possible?
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How do I make a drill rotate using shape keys?

I'm making a few drills and wanting to make them rotate at the same time, I am wondering how to do this using shape keys, because it's not going to be animated yet. I'm going to use the cycles ...
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How to correctly export to collada with animations?

I am trying to figure out why this model I animated with shape keys won't export correctly to .dae (Animations are messed up when re-importing). However .fbx or .abc works perfectly. I have baked all ...

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